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Sierra Leone Reports Ebola Death

published less than 1 hour ago
The death of a 67-year-old woman was confirmed less than a week after the country’s last known patient was discharged from a hospital.

Egypt Summons British Ambassador After His Critique of Ruling Against Journalists

published about 3 hours ago
John Casson, who was in the courtroom when two journalists were sentenced to prison, said the move would damage confidence in the rule of law in Egypt.

Iran Sentences Two Charged With Spying to 10 Years in Prison

published about 9 hours ago
The judiciary did not release the names of the two people convicted of spying for the United States and Israel.

Editorial: A Peace Plea for South Sudan

published 1 day ago
Editorial: A Peace Plea for South Sudan
Even after the recent deal, the United States and others must apply continued pressure to finally end the civil war.

38 People Killed in Truck Crash in Swaziland

published 1 day ago
Dozens of women and girls were traveling to a traditional festival, but an advocacy group said that details of the accident were hard to come by.